Up to 105 Die in Fierce Afghan ViolenceQuicklink submitted by Diane M. Grassi Permalink
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|Fierce violence erupted across southern Afghanistan, with militants battling U.S. and Canadian forces, detonating car bombs and attacking a small village. Up to 105 people were killed. Much of the violence occurred in the southern provinces of Helmand and Kandahar, where thousands of extra NATO troops are scheduled to deploy this summer to counter an increasing number of attacks from a stubborn insurgency.|
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